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2nd Marine Aircraft Wing

Definition/Scope: The mission of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (2nd MAW) is to conduct air operations in support of the Marine Forces to include Offensive Air Support, Antiair Warfare, Assault Support, Aerial Reconnaissance, Electronic Warfare, and Control of Aircraft and Missiles. As a collateral function, the MAW may participate as an integral component of naval aviation in the execution of such other Navy functions as the Fleet Commander may direct.



Acronym:

2nd MAW

Broader Terms:

II Marine Expeditionary Force
Marine Aircraft Wings

Narrower Terms:

antiair warfare
Aviation Combat Element
Close Air Support
Defense Distribution Depot Cherry Point NC
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Cherry Point
offensive air support

Related Terms:

MARFORCOM
Marine Air-Ground Task Force


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